4: The Billboard Hot 100

Created: 08 May 2015

"People in the art world, in general, are afraid of popular... it's the fear that if you like what everyone else likes, then you're no different than them, you might just be like them. And people are quite frightened of that." - Brian Eno This episode we had author, philosopher, and punk ...

From the Congo to Panama, Beat Making Labs Creates Sustainable Music Studios in Unlikely Places

Created: 25 Mar 2013

http://youtu.be/_dTk3iiOZS8 When most folks think of Africa, they automatically think of famine, disease, and war. But for those who understand how media works, knows that the Africa  most people think of is only one side of the vastly diverse continent. It started as an experiment: what ...

Do It!

Created: 09 Mar 2009

[audio:http://howtowin.visitsteve.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/03/01-do-it-1.mp3] The Pink Fairies - Do It (1971) Listen to this song and you can't help but be reminded.  You can't succeed if you don't do it. Don't think about it, don't talk about it, don't write about it, you just gotta do ...

Seun Kuti

Created: 04 Sep 2008

Seun Kuti was interviewed on PRI's Sound of Young America a couple weeks ago. Choice excerpt typed below and you can listen to the whole program here: SK: Afrobeat is not pop. JT: Did you ever think that you would be – because afrobeat was certainly popular in Nigeria, it's not *the* pop ...